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17 Signs Hurricane Bertha Hasn't Quite Lived Up To Expectations So Far

Carry on, everyone.

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Remember the STORMS MAYHEM that was heading our way?

Saturday's Express front page - "Beware storms mayhem" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

Nick Sutton@suttonnick

Saturday's Express front page - "Beware storms mayhem" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

9:42 PM - 08 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

You know – it was threatening HAVOC?

Thursday's Daily Express front page - "Tropical storm Bertha is on its way" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

Nick Sutton@suttonnick

Thursday's Daily Express front page - "Tropical storm Bertha is on its way" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

9:47 PM - 06 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

1. Well, it turns out we probably didn't need to worry quite so much.

“@__carolinaaaa: Bertha has flooded us out.. #norjam2014 ”nice weather for them @Bellboo26

lucybarkas@whatwhenwhyhow1

“@__carolinaaaa: Bertha has flooded us out.. #norjam2014 ”nice weather for them @Bellboo26

12:33 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. The truth is, we are British; as we all know, we keep a stiff upper lip in the face of adversity.

Hurricane Bertha just battering us here in Victoria

Tom Chivers@TomChivers

Hurricane Bertha just battering us here in Victoria

1:54 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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3. We see positives everywhere.

Hurricane Bertha blew all the snails off my courgette plant #win

Dainty Ballerina@DaintyBallerina

Hurricane Bertha blew all the snails off my courgette plant #win

1:46 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. Everywhere.

I've always wanted a swimming pool in the garden #Bertha

Ken McErlain@KenMcErlain83

I've always wanted a swimming pool in the garden #Bertha

12:39 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. Yes. Times are tough.

Hurricane Bertha wreaked havoc in Barbican Waitrose. Tense scenes - people unable to reach dusted lemon sole fillets.

Miriam BeatGirl@MiriKoKoBop

Hurricane Bertha wreaked havoc in Barbican Waitrose. Tense scenes - people unable to reach dusted lemon sole fillets.

12:40 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. And we don't know why this is happening to us.

Has anyone asked what the demands of Hurricane Bertha are? #NegotiatorPro

Morenike Adebayo*@MorenikeAdebay0

Has anyone asked what the demands of Hurricane Bertha are? #NegotiatorPro

12:41 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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7. But in the face of extreme weather...

#Bertha update for #Watford: warm, gentle breeze. Spot of rain earlier but sun breaking through.

Trish D@Trishie_D

#Bertha update for #Watford: warm, gentle breeze. Spot of rain earlier but sun breaking through.

12:46 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. ...in which an untold amount of damage has been caused...

9. ...we remain vigilant.

#Bertha has landed. As Ebbs in Transformers says #bringtherain

Scott Coley@scottycoley1

#Bertha has landed. As Ebbs in Transformers says #bringtherain

12:36 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. When confronted by a hurricane, we merely push up our brollies, and press on.

10.45 and even hurricane Bertha's downpour cannot put off 500 soaking wet raptor rhapsodists from marching to the dam

Barry Gardiner MP@BarryGardiner

10.45 and even hurricane Bertha's downpour cannot put off 500 soaking wet raptor rhapsodists from marching to the dam

1:06 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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11. No matter how many times this image appears in our Twitter timelines.

Hurricane Bertha hits the UK with devastating force!

Pie Sports Booze@piesportsbooze

Hurricane Bertha hits the UK with devastating force!

11:12 AM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. Or this one.

Well this hurricane Bertha has caused havoc in my garden

Ryan Toms@Tomsy700r

Well this hurricane Bertha has caused havoc in my garden

12:40 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. Or this one.

I can't be the only person for whom all this talk of (Hurricane) Bertha conjures up this image

Mark Wallace@wallaceme

I can't be the only person for whom all this talk of (Hurricane) Bertha conjures up this image

7:59 AM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. Bertha might knock us down.

Newsflash: Ex Hurricane #Bertha hits #Plymouth and blows #pug over!

John Naismith@john_naismith

Newsflash: Ex Hurricane #Bertha hits #Plymouth and blows #pug over!

12:19 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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15. But we just get right back up again.

Hurricane Bertha? Pah! Half way to Hastings. Tis a touch blowy though!

Brian Baker@brian_baker2012

Hurricane Bertha? Pah! Half way to Hastings. Tis a touch blowy though!

12:33 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. And enjoy the ride.

17.

@hrtbps yup. All morning. Just watching.